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Demography

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  • The Tyranny of Numbers: Why Counting Can?t Make Us Happyby David Boyle

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Never before have we attempted to measure as much as we do today. Why are we so obsessed with numbers? What can they really tell us? more...

  • Reclaiming the Forestby Åshild Kolås; Yuanyuan Xie

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 80.00

    The reindeer herders of Aoluguya, China, are a group of former hunters who today see themselves as ?keepers of reindeer? as they engage in ethnic tourism and exchange experiences with their Evenki neighbors in Russian Siberia. Though to some their future seems problematic, this book focuses on the present, challenging the pessimistic outlook, reviewing... more...

  • From Provinces into Nationsby Susan Cotts Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    Between 1870 and 1960, national boundaries became more evident on the demographic map of Western Europe. In most of the fifteen countries examined here, differences in marital fertility, illegitimacy, and marriage from one province (counties, cantons, arrondissements) to another diminished considerably. From Provinces into Nations describes this shift... more...

  • Applying Respondent Driven Sampling to Migrant Populationsby Guri Tyldum; Lisa Johnston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book gives a thorough introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of planning, conducting and analysing data from Respondent Driven Sampling surveys, drawing on the experiences of experts in the field as well as pioneers that have applied Respondent Driven Sampling methodology to migrant populations. more...

  • The Tyranny of Numbers: Why Counting Can?t Make Us Happyby David Boyle

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Never before have we attempted to measure as much as we do today. Why are we so obsessed with numbers? What can they really tell us? more...

  • Aufbruch in dieselbe Weltby Markus Wochnik

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.18

    Endlich weg vom Land - oder? Für Jugendliche, die in ländlichen Regionen aufwachsen, ist der Übergang von der Schule in die berufliche Ausbildung eine Gelegenheit, auszubrechen. Wie sieht es aber mit den Jugendlichen aus, die nicht abwandern? Wie kommt es zur Entscheidung, in der Gegend zu bleiben? Markus Wochnik zeigt an drei ausgewählten Biographien,... more...

  • Population Geographyby K. Bruce Newbold

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 54.99

    This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. After grounding students in the fundamentals, K. Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques commonly used to describe and understand population concepts using real-world issues and events. Drawing on both US and international... more...

  • The Demographic Challengeby Florian Coulmas; Harald Conrad; Annette Schad-Seifert; Gabriele Vogt

    BRILL 2008; US$ 289.00

    Explores the challenges demographic change poses to Japan. This book provides the fundamental data involved, and addresses the social and cultural aspects of Japan's demographic change. It is dedicated to the political, economic and social security aspects of demographic change. more...

  • Tibetan Transitionsby Geoff Childs

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    Tibetan Transitions uses the dual lenses of anthropology and demography to analyze population regulating mechanisms in traditional Tibetan societies, and to link recent fertility transitions with family systems, economic strategies, gender equity, and family planning ideologies. more...

  • Imploding Populations in Japan and Germanyby Florian Coulmas; Ralph Lützeler

    BRILL 2011; US$ 177.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of low birth-rates and population decline on Japan and Germany. Experts from both countries examine a broad range of issues, from demographic change, social ageing, family policies, family formation, work-life balance, domestic and international migration to business perspectives and labour... more...